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Mawgojzeta | 161 comments My goal this year is actually 110, although at the rate I was at last year, I suspect I will hit the 130s.


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stormhawk | 1184 comments I read Silverlock years ago on a friend's recommendation. I remember enjoying it, but don't remember a darn thing about it.


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Mawgojzeta | 161 comments I am pretty sure in a couple of years I won't remember it much, either.


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Mawgojzeta | 161 comments For the month of April I have committed to reading only books written by women for another group I am in:

42. You Know I'm Right: More Prosperity, Less Government by Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

43. Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley

44. The Dead and the Living by Sharon Olds


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Mawgojzeta | 161 comments 51. The Favorites: A Novel by Mary Yukari Waters

52. Blameless by Gail Carriger

END of my month of women-authors only (until June, when I will give it another go)


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stormhawk | 1184 comments Wow, Mefisto in Onyx is not an easy book to find!

Good job on getting to 88 and it's only July!


message 25: by Mawgojzeta (new)

Mawgojzeta | 161 comments My library system is incredible! I have only failed to get one movie and one book I was looking for, and I want some pretty obscure stuff sometimes.


message 27: by Mawgojzeta (last edited Aug 12, 2011 08:29AM) (new)

Mawgojzeta | 161 comments Having reached 100, I thought I would take a moment to comment on a few things.

This year I plan to re-read all the CJ Cherryh books I have read before. I am really enjoying this.

In Watermelon Sugar (#6), How to Raise Your I.Q. by Eating Gifted Children (#11), and The Little Black Fish (#37) were the most personally disappointing books this year. There were others I really did not care for, but these three were ones I expected to enjoy and thoroughly DID NOT. I will qualify that by saying The Little Black Fish turned out to be a hacked up version of the true story (which I found online and did enjoy).



And now....

101. Evil Plans: Having Fun on the Road to World Domination by Hugh MacLeod

102. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald


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